IBM Machine Learning comes to private cloud

Billions of transactions in banking, transportation, retail, insurance and other industries take place in the private cloud every day. For many enterprises, the z System mainframe is the home for all that data. For data scientists, it can be hard to keep up with all that activity and those vast swaths of data. So IBM […]

How cognitive business operations can elevate your business

Every business operates with the aim to serve its customers as best as possible. Here are just a few examples of how businesses use the cloud to elevate service: A small retail store uses cloud software to manage its inventory, finances and ordering processes A large healthcare provider combines private health data with publicly-available scientific […]

Bringing an app that rewards kindness to life

This is the second part in a series about a group of competitors in the Connect to Cognitive Build contest. Read the first part to find out how the team developed the idea for the HatsOff app. The hard decisions started almost immediately after we hit the submit button. After getting through that first level […]

Explore IBM Cloud Orchestrator at InterConnect

To meet a wide range of business requirements, many companies build a complex multi-cloud environment. Managing multiple clouds used to be difficult. In 2017, is that still the case? It shouldn’t be. IBM offers a complete cloud management platform that simplifies management of multi-cloud environments. Developers can use the platform to build and run applications […]

Cloud-based genomics means fast, secure and affordable analytics

The big bottleneck for research centers and clinical labs doing genomic analysis no longer comes from the sequencing itself, but the data analysis. That’s why labs turn to Bluebee’s cloud-based genomics solution that flexibly and accurately supports scientific projects and patient diagnoses. Customers can analyze sequenced DNA or RNA data coming from any type of […]

3 types of companies harnessing the power of cloud

What if you could redefine your competitive position by enhancing your products or services?  What if you had access to unlimited computing resources to scale your business? What if you could invent a new customer need and own a new market? Cloud is the enabler that makes these scenarios possible. Five years ago, only a […]

The cloud stories you can’t miss at InterConnect

Should you stay home from an event where more than 20,000 representatives from potential customers and partners gathered in one place? Of course not. That’s why you absolutely must join me and my colleagues for IBM InterConnect. There are far too many benefits to name, but if you still need convincing that InterConnect is a […]

Cloud-based video analytics drive actionable insights

Keeping up with hundreds, thousands or even tens of thousands of hours of video can be a difficult task for any enterprise, institution or service provider. Beyond just storage, extracting valuable insights from this seemingly unending and rapidly expanding pool of data might seem beyond impossible. Whether videos are generated in marketing campaigns, training videos, […]

Use cloud integration to build customer relationships

It’s no secret that the business world is changing rapidly. Sometimes it can seem like it’s changing faster than you can keep up. This pace is only going to continue to increase. New companies, and even new industries, appear every day. To stay competitive, you’ll need to create inventive and interactive customer experiences that bring […]

3 strategies to ready your organization for cloud-based innovation

After years of heeding warnings about being disrupted, giant corporations are now behaving like startups. At Allstate, for instance, projects that used to take a year are now turned around in a week. The cloud is driving this agile approach from the inside and the outside. Internally, cloud technologies have made it possible to try […]

Why you shouldn’t choose between agile and DevOps approaches

You may hear your IT department talking about implementing agile or DevOps development. Both promise better and faster software development through collaboration. How are they different, and which is better for your business? Agile software development principles enable developers to deliver new functionality quickly while responding to changing business requirements. Development teams deliver incremental features frequently, perhaps […]

At InterConnect 2017, create the perfect session agenda with help from Watson

Last month, I shared my top five reasons to attend InterConnect 2017. If you’re like me, you probably browsed the session topics. Seeing almost 2000 entries, you may have had an “oh man” moment. If you did, there’s a straightforward way of finding the sessions you’re interested in. Instead of paging through a lengthy list […]